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Viewing swaag.org website implies consent to set cookies on your computer. Full details Swaledale and Arkengarthdale Archaeology Group
Registered Charitable Incorporated Organisation Number 1155775
SWAAG Honorary President:
Tim Laurie FSA

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 617
 Date Entered 08/10/2012
 Updated on 08/10/2012
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Geological Record
 Record Type Geological HER
 Site Access Public Access Land
 Record Date 04/10/2012
 Location Muker Common. Noon Gill.
 Civil Parish Stainton
 Brit. National Grid SD 8940 9645
 Altitude 530m
 Geology Stream cut ravine revealing black shales or mudstone strata with thin interbedded calcareous sandstone beds of Late Pendleian and Arngillian (Namurian) Age. (Dunham and Wilson 1985,p166). The photographs show the sandstone beds dip sharply down close to the junction with horizontal beds of the Main Limestone indicating that the stream has respected a minor fault in the Providence Vein series of fractures.
 Record Name Noon Gill Head. A stream cut ravine through black shales above the Main Limestone.
 Record Description  Stream cut ravine at the western end of West Greenseat in black shales or mudstones with thin interbedded calcareous sandstone beds of Late Pendleian and Arngillian (Namurian) Age. (Dunham and Wilson 1985,p166). The photographs show the sandstone beds dip sharply down close to the junction with horizontal beds of the Main Limestone indicating that the stream has respected a minor fault in the Providence Vein series of fractures. The Tan Hill Coal outcrops at a higher elevation.
 Image 1 ID 3448         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Noon Gill. Ravine cut through black shales above the Main Limestone.
 Image 2 ID 3449         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description Noon Gill detail showing strata dipping at minor fault close to junction with the Main Limestone
 Image 3 ID 3450         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description Noon Gill detail showing strata dipping at minor fault close to junction with the Main Limestone
 Image 4 ID 3451         Click image to enlarge
 Image 4 Description West Greenseat. Line of solution holes mark the outcrop of the Main Limestone east of Noon Gill.
 
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